John Merrick Rayner RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 21 Jun 1960
Warship Commands listed for John Merrick Rayner, RNR
|HMS Petunia (K 79)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||15 Jan 1942||5 Dec 1942|
|HMS Meon (K 269)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||2 Nov 1943||7 Feb 1944|
|HMS Sarawak (K 591)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||Apr 1944||15 Mar 1945|
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Corvette HMS Petunia (K 79)
23 Sep 1942
German U-boat U-125 torpedoed and sank the British merchant Bruy?re southwest of Freetown in position 04°55'N, 17°16'W. 27 of the survivors were later picked up by the British corvette HMS Petunia (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rayner, RD, RNR) and landed at Freetown.
7 Oct 1942
HMS Petunia (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rayner, RD, RNR) picks up 248 survivors from the British passenger ship Andalucia Star that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-107 about 200 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in position 06°38'N, 15°46'W.
11 Oct 1942
HMS Petunia (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rayner, RD, RNR) picks up 126 survivors from the British merchant Agapenor that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-87 about 180 nautical miles south of Freetown in position 06°53'N, 15°23'W.
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